|Phoning It In 05/22/08 - The Harvey Girls|
Melissa Rodenbeek and Hiram Lucke, with Josh Millard and Adam Bartell, phone it in from Portland, OR. From their Prince-Paul-meets-the-Shangri-Las recordings, you might be expecting, well, Prince-Paul-meets-the-Shangri-Las on conference call. But here you would be wrong. What you get instead, in addition to the same stellar wit, killer harmonies, and deadly hooks, is banjo, lots of banjo. And fun, lots of fun...
|The Harvey Girls - The Harvey Girls [ia008] - The Harvey Girls|
On their debut imaginary album, The Harvey Girls weave sweetly delicate melodies into hauntingly evocative soundscapes, creating a seamless fusion of pop and sonic experimentation that is both as lovely and foreboding -- in a word, sublime -- as the sight of a watery, lemon-tea sun being swallowed by an ominous black thundercloud. Or, as a friend of mine and instant admirer of theirs put it: "Sounds like they probably shouldn't need anyone's help finding a real label...
Keywords: Alternative; Pop; Electropop; Indierock; Indie-Pop; Noise Pop
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|I've Been Watching a Lot of Horror Movies Lately - The Harvey Girls|